Changes with REPs
Recently, the Exercise Association of New Zealand Incorporated (ExerciseNZ) board made the decision to streamline the structure of The New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) and ExerciseNZ.
Changes take affect from 1 April. For more information please click here
Why use a REPs registered trainer?
NZ Ministry of Health Recommends REPs Registered Professionals
The newly released Ministry of Health Going to the Gym guide recommends using REPs Registered Professionals. This is important recognition of the safe and effective exercise advice delivered by REPs Registered Trainers.
REPs and Exercise New Zealand (the industry association) provided input into the development of the guidelines, which provide the public with valuable information to consider before getting started into exercise.
You can view the new guidelines by clicking here
What to look for in a Trainer
You can view a copy of the brochure by clicking here
One of the key points is a simple one, when choosing a trainer or exercise facility, make sure they are registered with REPs.
Using a REPs registered trainer ensures that they follow industry best practice guidelines, meet all education requirements, and continue to up-skill, and are bound by a code of ethics.
Why use a REPs registered facility?
REPs Media Releases
REPs releases a new Media release will helpful tips, information, scientific research and tools to help you and your clients. You can access these below.
New Tell Me More Additions
Our range of consumer info guides, the Tell Me More series continues to grow with the new addition on Mental health, Nutrition, Making a splash. These guides are an excellent resource and to be used in conjunction with a REPs registered professional/facility, so ask your trainer for your copy now.
Looking to Work in the Industry?
Designed for those thinking about a career in the exercise industry in New Zealand.
Developed by the NZ Register of Exercise Professionals, in conjunction with the PT Council, and supported by ExerciseNZ. This is a comprehensive guide that outlines many of the factors to think about when considering a career as an exercise professional.
Click to download a pdf version here (note: 40 pages, large 6MB file)